New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Sundays 1-2 PM

New Beginnings focuses on Baby Boomers and those who care for them. You’ll find that Boomer needs are not all that different from everyone else's. The difference is that there are 78 million Baby Boomers in America! Host Freddie Bell and key partner Joe McKenzie, the principle of Ripple Connects, visit with guests with insights on housing, finance, fitness, employment, and entertainment.

New Beginnings with Freddie Bell
New Beginnings with Freddie Bell
AM950 Radio

New Beginnings focuses on Baby Boomers and those who care for them. You’ll find that Boomer needs are not all that different from everyone else's. The difference is that there are 78 million Baby Boomers in America! Host Freddie Bell and key partner Joe McKenzie, the principle of Ripple Connects, visit with guests with insights on housing, finance, fitness, employment, and entertainment.

Learning From Past Epidemics

We’ve learned little from the Flu Epidemic that raged across America in the early 1900’s. Epidemiologist Dr. Michael Osterholm says the world missed real opportunities to learn. Freddie Bell’s new book, Words to the Wise is available at https://www.amazon.com/Words-Wise-Guide-Daily-Living/dp/B09LGRV334

Challenges in Public Healthcare

Challenges and threats with regard to Covid exacerbate the Public Healthcare crisis. Dr. Michael Osterholm, Director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infections and Policy Research shares details with Freddie Bell. Freddie Bell’s new book, Words to the Wise is available at https://www.amazon.com/Words-Wise-Guide-Daily-Living/dp/B09LGRV334

Research for Long COVID Cures

Dr. Myriam Roby, Health Clinical Outcome Director for Hennepin Healthcare, joins Freddie Bell. She says research is ongoing for cures for long COVID. She encourages communities of color to be active participants in important and health discoveries. Freddie Bell’s new book, Words to the Wise is available at https://www.amazon.com/Words-Wise-Guide-Daily-Living/dp/B09LGRV334

Covid Around the World

Dr. Michael Osterholm, an Epidemiologist and Director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infections and Policy Research, reflects says the Pandemic revealed that we are one world as it relates to Covid public health outcomes. He shares details with Freddie Bell. Freddie Bell’s new book, Words to the Wise is available at https://www.amazon.com/Words-Wise-Guide-Daily-Living/dp/B09LGRV334

Long Covid Moonshot

Senator Bernie Sanders is proposing establishing a Centralized Long Covid Research Coordinating Group. Dr. Michael Osterholm, an Epidemiologist and Director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infections and Policy Research reflects, says the idea has promise. Freddie Bell’s new book, Words to the Wise is available at https://www.amazon.com/Words-Wise-Guide-Daily-Living/dp/B09LGRV334

Bright Outlook With Covid

Armed with reams of data, Epidemiologist, Dr. Osterholm, Epidemiologist and Director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infections and Policy Research say there is reason for optimism on the total COVID landscape. Freddie Bell’s new book, Words to the Wise is available at https://www.amazon.com/Words-Wise-Guide-Daily-Living/dp/B09LGRV334

COVID Vaccine Hesitancy

Dr. Michael Osterholm discusses COVID vaccine hesitancy among parents with small children vaccine and shares effective strategies for overcoming them. Dr. Osterholm is an Epidemiologist and Director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infections and Policy Research reflects. Freddie Bell’s new book, Words to the Wise is available at https://www.amazon.com/Words-Wise-Guide-Daily-Living/dp/B09LGRV334

Declining Paxlovid Levels?

Recent news has suggested there could be declining levels of necessary prescription drugs needed to fight a range of concerns including COVID. Dr. Michael Osterholm, Epidemiologist and Director of the University of Minnesota’s Center for Infections and Policy Research reflects. Freddie Bell’s new book, Words to the Wise is available at https://www.amazon.com/Words-Wise-Guide-Daily-Living/dp/B09LGRV334

Demographer Says COVID Deaths Likely Undercounted

University of Minnesota sociologist and demographer Dr. Elizabeth Wrigley-Field many deaths that occurred at the start of a surge may not have been attributed to the virus because those responsible for determining cause of death were likely unaware that a surge was taking place and did not test for COVID. She explains her findings to…

Long COVID Diagnosis Is Nuanced

Original Air Date: April 20th Dr. Myriam Roby, Health Equity Clinical Outcomes Director for Hennepin HealthCare, says establishing a relationship with your primary care provider is treating Long Covid is critical to effective care. Freddie Bell’s new book, Words to the Wise is available at https://www.amazon.com/Words-Wise-Guide-Daily-Living/dp/B09LGRV334